Associate Manager

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We have a current opportunity for a Associate Manager – Commerical Strategy and Marketing Intel on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Dubai.


Support creation of medium- and long-term commercial strategies by collecting, compiling, and extracting insights from external market data, and making information available through appropriate tools and communication materials to M&S Management


Market information collection, compilation, storage, and visualization

  • Collect and compile detailed external information relevant for medium- and long-term commercial strategies.
  • Maintain and advance Strategic Profit Pools Evaluation tool (SPPE tool), including data refreshes, logic and KPI advancement, visual enhancement, and cooperation with relevant IT/I4.0 resources platform and data usage.
  • Manage and develop market insights web-scraping tools, including publication of compiled market information newsletters and information wall/depository.

Commercial strategies support

  • Develop insights from collected information leveraging SPPE tool and provide guidance to M&S management on potential Profit Pool (Micro Market) level priorities.
  • Lead continued capability building on SPPE tool and deriving strategic and sales opportunity insights with M&S Management and Sales teams.
  • Co-lead preparation and facilitation of Commercial Strategy workshops and discussions
  • Support development of annual Sales Planning with relevant, current SPPE information
  • Support M&S-related M&A discussions with relevant, detailed market insights, match to existing commercial strategies, strategic considerations and “first pass” top-down financial opportunity

External data depository

  • Develop and maintain relevant data depository to secure detailed external information relevant for SPPE tool and commercial strategies development.

KPIs and development

  • Deliver against M&S’ Performance Management KPIs


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related specialisation

Minimum Experience: 10+ years recent experience within Metals market information; customer or asset valuation within metals industries; commercial strategies within metals sector; or commercial strategies within premium aluminium consuming industries (e.g. automotive, aerospace…)


  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Very strong strategic thinking
  • Strong communication skills, verbally and written.
  • Deep financial and commercial understanding
  • Deep understanding of metals markets
  • Microsoft Office, Email, Internet
  • People management skills

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